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Cruz blasts 2 as Rangers snap 6-game skid

Cruz blasts 2 as Rangers snap 6-game skid

ESPN.com Updated Jun 17, 2013
Nelson Cruz homered twice, A.J. Pierzynski drove in three runs and the Texas Rangers snapped a six-game losing streak with an 8-7 win over the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
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    Rangers Hold Off Athletics

    Jun 17
    Nelson Cruz homered twice and drove in four runs to lead the Rangers past the Athletics 8-7.

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